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Key Features
1. Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon® Support,
    Up to 3.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB
2. Intel® E7525 Chipset
3. Up to 12GB DDR2 400MHz SDRAM
4. Dual Broadcom BCM5721 Gigabit
    Ethernet Controllers
5. 4x SATA Ports via Adaptec Controller
    2x SATA Ports via 6300ESB
    On-chip SATA Controller
6. 1 (x16) PCI-Express,
    2x 64-bit 66MHz PCI-X,
    2x 32-bit 33MHz PCI
7. Low Noise Fan Speed Control

Links & Resources
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Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for alternative options.
  • X6DAL-TB2 (Standard Retail Pack)
  • X6DAL-TB2 (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
  • 12" x 10" (30.5cm x 25.4cm)
  • Dual 604-pin FC-mPGA4 Sockets
  • Supports up to two Intel® 64-bit Xeon® processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Xeon (Nocona) CPU with 1MB L2 Integrated Advanced Transfer Cache, up to 3.60 GHz
    • Xeon (Irwindale) CPU with 2MB L2 Integrated Advanced Transfer Cache, up to 3.80 GHz
    • Xeon LV (Low Voltage) CPU, up to 2.8 GHz
System Bus
  • 800MHz system bus
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Six 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 12 GB DDR2 400MHz memory
  • Dual channel memory bus
  • Memory must be populated in pairs
Memory Type
  • DDR2 400MHz buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® E7525 chipset
  • 6300ESB + BCM5721
  • 6300ESB SATA Controller with support for 2x SATA ports
  • Adaptec AIC-8130: Marvell 88SX6041 4-port Hercules-2, rev C0, (4x drive) SATA Controller with support for 4x SATA ports
  • RAID 0, 1, and JBOD support
Zero-Channel RAID
  • Support for Zero-Channel RAID
  • Supports RAID 5, 10
Network Controllers
  • Dual Broadcom BCM5721 Single Port Gigabit Ethernet
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45
Clock Generator
  • CK409B
Input / Output
  • 6 SATA Ports
  • Dual EIDE channels support up to four UDMA / IDE devices
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5, PIO Mode 4, and ATA/100
  • 2 USB rear ports
  • 2 USB internal headers
  • USB 2.0 / 1.1 Compliant
  • 2x RJ45
Serial Ports
  • 2 Fast UART 16550 serial ports
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627 HF
Parallel Port
  • 1 ECP / EEP parallel port header
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB, 3-mode support
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Chassis ( Optimized for X6DAL-TB2 )
3U Mid tower
  • SC733T-450
  • SC733T-645
4U / Tower
  • SC743T-645
  • Note: Extension cable (CBL-0062) is required for SC743 Chassis.
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 420W (minimum) ATX power supply 8-pin (+12V) + 4-pin + 24-pin is required.
  • Chassis must have CPU mounting holes required for 800MHz FSB CPUs with this serverboard.
Expansion Slots
  • 1 PCI-Express (x16) slot
  • 2x 64-bit 66MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slot
  • 2x 32-bit 33MHz PCI (5V) slot
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • APM 1.2
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0
  • BIOS rescue hot keys
  • USB Keyboard support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus protection
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/APM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Suspend to RAM (STR)
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V & +3.3V / +5V Standby
  • Adjustable CPU clock frequency ratio settings (via BIOS)
  • Total of six 4-pin fan headers
  • Status monitoring for speed control
  • Support 3-pin fans
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connector
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • PC temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
  • Suspend-state indicator LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
X6DAL-TB2 MBD-X6DAL-TB2-O 1 X6DAL-TB2 Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0769
Motherboard Manual for X6DAL-TB2
I/O Cables CBL-022
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
I/O Shield CSE-PT7 1 Motherboard I/O Shield
CPU Retention SKT-0159 1 Nocona CPU Retention Bracket
Driver Disk CDR-INTC 1.20 1 Version 1.20 CD or later

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